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Weights & Measures
Trading Standards is responsible for making sure that all weighing and measuring equipment used in trade is accurate - including shop scales, petrol pumps and pub measures.
We also make sure that pre-packed goods are the correct weight or measurement. We carry out checks in retail outlets and manufacturing premises.
See the links on the right for factsheets to help your business comply with weights and measures laws.
Everything Regulations Whenever It's Needed (ERWIN) is a website that covers many different regulatory topics including Trading Standards, Environmental Health, Health & Safety and Fire Safety. It provides the information tailored to your type of business.
The Trading Standards Institute publishes factsheets for businesses on its website on various weights and measures topics.